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Rep. Cuellar Helped Secure Over $1.7 Billion for Underserved and Hispanic Student Populations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.7 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations, a $200 million increase from FY19. “In today’s increasingly competitive global economy... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Secures $110 Million for Cattle Health in FY20 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) secured $110 million for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) cattle health initiatives in the FY20 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This an increase of $8.5 million from FY19 funding for USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and $5 million for the USDA’s Agricultu... Read more »

El Representante Cuellar aseguro´ $110 millones para la salud del ganado en la Ley de Asignaciones para la agricultura en el año fiscal 2020

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Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) aseguró $110 millones de dólares para la iniciativa de la salud del ganado del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos en el proyecto de la Ley de Asignaciones de Agricultura, Desarrollo Rural, Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos y Agencias Relacionas para el año fiscal 2020. La medida apoyará los esfuerzos de investigación, contención y erradic... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Secures Over $124 Million in FY20 Agriculture Appropriations Bill to Help Citrus Growers

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $124 million in federal funds to help struggling South Texas citrus growers. The funds, included in the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal year 2020 Agriculture Appropriations bill, will provide support to citrus farmers and help protect the industry against pests and disease. By allocating funds towards various efforts to help preserve citrus-tr... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Asegura mas de $124 Millones en la Ley de FY20 de Asignaciones para Ayudar a los Cultivadores de Cítricos del Sur de Texas

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El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció que más de $124 millones en fondos federales serán usados para ayudar a los cultivadores de cítricos del sur de Texas. Los fondos, incluidos en el año fiscal 2020 de la cámara de representantes de los Estados Unidos, proporcionarán apoyo a los agricultores de cítricos y ayudarán a proteger la industria contra las plagas y las enfermedades. Dólares Feder... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar: Trump’s Threat To Impose Tariffs on Mexico Threatens America’s Economy and the USMCA

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Washington, D.C.-- Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement on President Trump’s threat to impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico: “The President’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico is a dangerous mistake that will have significant consequences to our economy and negotiations with the USMCA. Mexico is America’s leading trading partner, the second-large... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Honored During Memorial Day Ceremony for His Commitment to Veterans

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LAREDO, TX- On Monday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) was honored by the Korean War Veterans and the Daughters of the American Revolution in the annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Laredo. During the ceremony, he was recognized for his dedication and support of all veterans. Memorial Day is a federal holiday and is held for remembering and honoring persons who have died while serving in the United ... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Supports Over $690 Billion for Defense Funding through FY19 Defense Appropriations Bill

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Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) gave remarks on the House Floor during general debate in support of U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Defense Appropriations bill that provides over $690 billion for the Department of Defense, an increase of $15.8 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level. This legislation funds the Department of Defense, including operations and ma... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Secures 100 New Immigration Judges in the FY20 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill

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Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, announced that he secured 100 new immigration judges in the fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Each immigration judge is supported by a team; one attorney, one legal as... Read more »

El Representante Cuellar asegura a 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de Asignaciones de Comercio, Justicia y Ciencia del año fiscal 2020

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Washington, DC- Hoy, el congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28), miembro del Comité de Asignaciones de la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos, anunció que aseguró 100 nuevos jueces de inmigración en el proyecto de ley de asignaciones del año fiscal 2020 para el Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (DOJ ), Oficina Ejecutiva de Revisión de Inmigración (EOIR). Cada juez de inmigración ... Read more »